New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 53730-53731 [2013-21149]

Download as PDF 53730 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 169 / Friday, August 30, 2013 / Notices notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21170 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Special Accommodations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC839 New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) on September 16, 2013 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. SUMMARY: This meeting will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Omni Hotel, 1 West Exchange Street Providence, RI 02903; telephone: (401) 598–8000; fax: (401) 598–8200. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NEFMC’s Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet to specify overfishing levels (OFLs) and develop Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) recommendations for scallops for tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Aug 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 fishing years 2014 and 2015 (default) and for the Northeast Skate Complex for fishing years 2014 through 2016. The Committee will consider information provided to it by the Council’s Scallop Plan Development Team (PDT) and by the Skate PDT. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21148 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC842 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meetings. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Advisory Panel and Oversight Committee will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meetings will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9 a.m. and Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801: telephone: (603) 431–8000; fax: (603) 501–3733. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Monday, September 16, 2013 beginning at 9 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Panel agenda: The Groundfish Advisory Panel will meet, primarily to develop recommendations to the Groundfish Oversight Committee on issues that will be discussed during the September 17, 2013 meeting of the Committee. Related to Framework 51, they will consider Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) analyses and develop recommendations on draft measures. Related to Amendment 18, the panel will consider Groundfish PDT analyses and develop recommendations on draft measures. The panel will develop recommendations for groundfish priorities for 2014. They will address other business as necessary. Tuesday, September 17, 2013 beginning at 9 a.m. Groundfish Oversight Committee agenda: The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to discuss issues related to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. Related to Framework 51, the Committee will review Groundfish PDT analyses; review recommendations of the Groundfish Advisory Panel; review recommendations from the NEFMC Whiting Advisory Panel/MAFMC Squid Advisory Panel on small-mesh accountability measures for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder and develop recommendations on draft measures. Related to Amendment 18, they will review Groundfish PDT analyses; review recommendations of the Groundfish Advisory Panel and develop recommendations on draft measures. Also on the agenda will be to develop recommendations for groundfish priorities for 2014. They will address other business as necessary. There will be a closed session to review/ recommend Advisory Panel applications for the next three year term (2014–16 term). Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 169 / Friday, August 30, 2013 / Notices that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21149 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC838 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting Special Accommodations National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, September 17–19, 2013. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on September 17 and conclude by 1 p.m. on September 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Admiral Fell Inn, 888 South Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231, telephone: (410) 522–7380. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda items to be discussed at the SSC meeting include: review multi-year ABC specifications for spiny dogfish, bluefish, summer flounder, scup and tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Aug 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 black sea bass; make ABC recommendations for up to three years (2014–16) for summer flounder, scup and black sea bass; review SUN Subcommittee criteria for establishing and evaluating multi-year ABC recommendations; discuss research priorities for 2014; discuss potential topics for the fifth National SSC Workshop; review proposed ABC specification protocol for forage fish; and, at the request of the Council, provide peer review of recent paper on changes in fish distribution in response to ocean warming. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21169 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Notice of Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Ecosystem Committee will meet in Seattle, WA. SUMMARY: Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 The meeting will be held on September 16, 17, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fishery Science Center, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Building 4, National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML) conference room, Room 2039, Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271–2809. The agenda will be as follows: Development of Ecosystem-based management (EMB) vision statement; Operationalizing EBM in Council projects, including the Aleutian Islands Fishery Ecosystem Plan, the Arctic Fishery Management Plan (FMP); Bering Sea coral conservation, and the Bering Sea research area and gear modification areas. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Concluding Recommendations to Council The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version is posted at http:// www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/npfmc/. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations RIN 0648–XC843 PO 00000 53731 Sfmt 9990 These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 26, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21150 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 169 (Friday, August 30, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-21149]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC842


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council's (Council) 
Groundfish Advisory Panel and Oversight Committee will meet to consider 
actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone 
(EEZ).

DATES: The meetings will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9 
a.m. and Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 9 a.m.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The meetings will be held at the Holiday Inn, 300 
Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801: telephone: (603) 431-8000; fax: 
(603) 501-3733.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Monday, September 16, 2013 beginning at 9 a.m. Groundfish Advisory 
Panel agenda:
    The Groundfish Advisory Panel will meet, primarily to develop 
recommendations to the Groundfish Oversight Committee on issues that 
will be discussed during the September 17, 2013 meeting of the 
Committee. Related to Framework 51, they will consider Groundfish Plan 
Development Team (PDT) analyses and develop recommendations on draft 
measures. Related to Amendment 18, the panel will consider Groundfish 
PDT analyses and develop recommendations on draft measures. The panel 
will develop recommendations for groundfish priorities for 2014. They 
will address other business as necessary.
    Tuesday, September 17, 2013 beginning at 9 a.m. Groundfish 
Oversight Committee agenda:
    The Groundfish Oversight Committee will meet to discuss issues 
related to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. Related 
to Framework 51, the Committee will review Groundfish PDT analyses; 
review recommendations of the Groundfish Advisory Panel; review 
recommendations from the NEFMC Whiting Advisory Panel/MAFMC Squid 
Advisory Panel on small-mesh accountability measures for Georges Bank 
yellowtail flounder and develop recommendations on draft measures. 
Related to Amendment 18, they will review Groundfish PDT analyses; 
review recommendations of the Groundfish Advisory Panel and develop 
recommendations on draft measures. Also on the agenda will be to 
develop recommendations for groundfish priorities for 2014. They will 
address other business as necessary. There will be a closed session to 
review/recommend Advisory Panel applications for the next three year 
term (2014-16 term).
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues 
arising after publication of this notice

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that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public 
has been notified of the Council's intent to take final action to 
address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: August 26, 2013.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-21149 Filed 8-29-13; 8:45 am]
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